Choose Wisely

Choose Wisely

There is something quite terrifying about the vastness of possibility. There are any number of paths that one can take, at any given point in time, and every choice we make has a profound effect upon the direction in which…

Order And Chaos

Order And Chaos

I am somewhat of an idyllic dreamer, for my sins. I spend a vast majority of my time floating between this world and the next, allowing my mind to wander aimlessly like a candy wrapper caught in the breeze, as…

Serve Thyself

Serve Thyself

It was something that a student said to me after class one day- deeply inquisitive and thought-provoking in its delivery- that has brought me to the page on this bright Monday afternoon. Actually now that I think of it, it wasn’t…

Hopeful Abandon

Hopeful Abandon

It was quite a strange feeling, as I held in my hands the (un)finished manuscript and stood contemplating the previous five months; I wondered if this was indeed the height of it, and as I tried to step outside of…

φιλοσοφία

φιλοσοφία

I read an article recently on the wonderful Introvert, Dear (get on it, fellow wallflowers) that began with the following: As an INFJ empath, you probably never feel more alone than when you’re in a room full of disingenuous people….

A Parallel Paradox

A Parallel Paradox

Sometimes it feels as if I’m existing in two different worlds. There’s this one world, where time seems to lose all meaning; I become everything and nothing, existing entirely in the present moment. I can do no wrong in this…

Gone Girl

Gone Girl

It was sometime before the turn of the new year, when I finished reading Gone Girl; for reason’s unknown I am just getting around to writing about the experience now, several months after the fact. I had intended to pen my…

Inappropriate Probings

Inappropriate Probings

It was a short text message that flashed on my screen yesterday morning- on Valentine’s Day- that stirred in me a desire to pick up the peann at this late hour, in an act of defiant retaliation. But before I go…

The Battle

The Battle

Two years ago to the day at the time of writing, I made a decision, in what was initially an attempt to seize back some control. The months and years that have transpired since could be best described as a continuous…

Gratefully Aware

Gratefully Aware

Have you ever found yourself stepping outside the confines of your physical being to observe your surroundings; a “Holy shit, am I really here?” moment in which you become a spectator. A sort of out-of-body experience (stay with me) that leaves…